Introduction to Warren, New Jersey
Warren, New Jersey, in Somerset county, is 9 miles NW of Edison, New Jersey and 18 miles W of Newark, New Jersey. The town is located in the Middlesex - Somerset - Hunterdon metropolitan area. Warren has a population of 14,259.
Warren was originally inhabited by the Lenape Native Americans. European farmers first settled in this area during the 1720s. It was incorporated on March 5, 1806, as a township. Before 1806, Warren was a part of the Bridgewater and Bernards Townships. The township was named after General Joseph Warren, the American Revolutionary War patriot.
Warren and nearby Attractions
- Kirsch-Ford House
- Wagner Farm Arboretum
- Duke Island Park
- Washington Rock State Park
- Drake House Museum
Things To Do In Warren
There are several historic sites at Warren where you can spend a day trip with your family exploring the history of the town. You can also spend your leisure in the local parks, shopping centers and restaurants. In addition, the Recreational Department of Warren organizes a number of events and recreational programs throughout the year.
International flights are available from Newark International Airport.
Warren Higher Education
The nearest colleges and universities are Raritan Valley Community College, Assumption College for Sisters, Drew University and the College of Saint Elizabeth.